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Nov 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
it support same sex initiatives in several states. that includes maine, minnesota and washington state as well as maryland. >>> early voting centers will be open again today in maryland. prince george's county executive rushern baker and other local leaders stopped by one voting location in landover, maryland wednesday. the wayne curry sports and learning center is one of five early voting locations in the country. governor o'malley extended early voting hours because of sandy. early voting kents in maryland -- centers in maryland are now open from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. through friday. >>> early voting sites in the district will also be open again today. the polls are open from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. today through saturday. the d.c. board of elections says extra voting equipment has been added at all locations because long lines are expected. in person absentee voting hours have also been extended in northern virginia. for a complete list of voting locations, log on to our website, it's wusa9.com. >>> the search continues this morning for a 25-yr-old man investigators believe is re
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
when a gust of wind helped push the spirit of washington into an f.b.i. boat, a d.c. police boat and finally the john glenn. the 50-year-old glenn ended up with a 15-foot long gash in its hole peeling its back like a can opener. at issue today is whether to continue trying to get grants for repairs to the glenn or start lobbying capitol hill for funds to buy a new state of the art rescue boat. >> there are some challenges internally that the members have figured out how to work around but we need to get the boat in order. >> reporter: bruce johnson, 9news now. >>> in other d.c. news, today the former d.c. council chair kwame brown is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. in june brown pleaded guilty to bank fraud. he admitted to lying on two separate bank loans valued at more than 200,000. he could face a maximum of six months in jail. prosecutors have asked the judge in the case to sentence brown to six days plus three years probation. >>> president obama is trying to gain support for his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. today he'll meet with labor leaders. tomorrow he hope
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 4:30am EST
assertions the attack didn't appear to be preplanned. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> the cia also opening an exploratory investigation into the conduct of its former director petraeus. as you know he resigned from his position last friday after the fbi revealed he had an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. investigators want to know if petraeus did or told broadwell anything which may have compromised national security >>> despite the efforts to improve mental health programs, suicide rates are going up for active members of the -- members of the military. the pentagon says this year 166 soldiers have taken their own lives. that's already more than all of 2011. the problem has been linked to combat stress, but the army says many of the soldiers who have committed suicide all this year have never been deployed. >>> is there some common ground to be found? president obama will be meeting with congressional leaders today to talk about how they are going to address the upcoming fiscal cliff. now the president is publicly saying he wants higher taxes on the richest americans. r
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 4:30am EST
tomorrow. susan mcginniss, cbs news, washington. >>> today a fairfax county judge is expected to offer a ruling on a lawsuit over new rules when it comes to poll workers in virginia. the rule stipulates that poll watchers cannot leave their seats or talk to voters inside the voting sites. both parties have poll watchers which are typically there to answer questions about ballots. >>> more than 5 2,000 dcvoters voted early. early voting turnout was more than double those in 2010. >>> at 4:35, here's a look at some other things making news now. a preliminary report on the deadly crash of an atlanta police helicopter is due out this week. saturday night the chopper hit the top of a power line pole before crashing onto the street. two officers on board were killed. they were searching for a nine-year-old run away, who was later found unharmed. >>> an absolutely awful story out of pittsburgh. the death of a three-year-old boy at the pittsburgh zoo is now under investigation. a toddler fell into the exhibit for african dogs. 11 dogs surrounded this little boy and attacked and killed him. inv
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
of the worst bridges in our area. the bridge carrying washington boulevard over columbia pike in arlington has been rated poor by the department of transportation. so work has begun to improve the interchange and this weekend columbia pike will be closed between south quinn street and south orm street so part of the bridge can be demolished. another major project is set to finish ahead of schedule. the virginia department of transportation says the express lanes along the beltway could open as early as november 17th. we'll keep you posted. back to you guys. >> that sounds good. >>> 12.5 million children and teenagers right here in the united states are considered obese. >> research suggests those children will have a greater risk to develop diseases which only adults used to get. danielle nottingham has more. >> reporter: 14-year-old devin ware is here for his weekly weigh-in. he has struggled with his weight since he has a toddler and today he's battling high blood pressure and high cholesterol and prediabetes. >> i wouldn't do as as much. stay home and play games and not do things with my f
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 4:30am EST
and frustrations of washington i've never been more hopeful about the future. >> reporter: president obama returns to the white house this afternoon. bigad shaban, cbs news, chicago. >> people across the entry erupted in spontaneous celebration when the victory was announced. >> bruce johnson was live along u. street in northwest. >> reporter: this is bruce johnson in the middle of u. street in northwest and you should have been here last night. this place erupted when barack obama was declared the winner. [ cheering and applause ] how are you feeling? >> awesome. >> how you feeling? >> amazing. re-election! >> i love it. >> so much on the line and i'm just grateful to be out here tonight celebrating our president for another term. >> we are in -- >> thrilled. >> we never lost hope. >> there was a moment where we were just very unsure. very nervous and very unsure, but came 11:00 we just knew. >> i'm really excited obama four more yores, i'm -- years, i'm really excited. >> extremely close. i was -- i was very nervous. you knew -- all along. no doubts here. >> reporter: there were lots of tweets i
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
and yemen. >>> looks like more accolades are pouring in for the washington nationals. first baseman adam la roach won the first golden gov last month. gonzalez who led all pitchers in the major leagues with 21 wins is of course a finalist for the cy young award win this year. dicey johnson is nominated for the manager of the year and price harper is up for the rookie of the year. they will be announced next week. >>> will major league slugger josh hamilton be coming to baltimore? the orioles are now in the conversation. he is considered widely the best position mayer on the market right now. it will be a hefty price tag, $175 million is the rumor. >>> 4:38. windy and chilldy. the two -- chilly. the two best words to describe our thursday. howard is back in two minutes with our forecast. >> rough day on the markets yesterday after the presidential election. wait until you see how low it went. >> yep. i'm thinking. the debt crisis in europe is also back on the mind of investors, jessica will have those stories and more at 4:41. >> stay with 9news now, we're back in two minutes. >>> welcome ba
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
, washington. >> the budget office report says that if congress cannot find that solution and the fiscal cliff happens, unemployment would increase back up to 9.1%. >>> virginia's governor isn't waiting, bob mcdonnell already making plans in case we fall off the fiscal cliff. he's ordering all department heads to prepare to cut their budgets by 4%. >> transportation, health, the dmv, you name it. every state agency is being told to get ready. gary nuremberg has more. >> reporter: if those 4% cuts actually happen, state legislators say it is education that gets hit hard. that its transportation that gets hit hard. >> right now we don't have the money we need to invest and this will make things worse. >> reporter: on across the board cuts -- >> the impacts will be severe and you're talking about a budget that already has been cut significantly over the last four years or so. to the point where we are cutting into the bone of our human services. >> reporter: they react to federal cuts when you get state budget cuts. >> fairfax, arlington, alexandria, all of the northern virginia localities, they'
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am EST
news, washington. >> john brennan is the president's top counterterrorism advisor and he's said to be a new leading candidate for c.i.a. director. >>> general william kipp ward is being demoted from a four- star general to a three-star general and will retire. he's accused of spending tens of thousands of dollars of taxpayer money on lavish travel and unauthorized expenses. defense secretary leon panetta said ward will have to repay the government $2,000 -- $82,000. >>> president obama is scheduled to hold a press conference today to discuss the fiscal cliff. he's been meeting with business and labor leaders ahead of fiscal cliff negotiations with congress, but the president is sure to be questioned about the scandal surrounding general petraeus and allen. he's also likely to be questioned about his plans to replace general petraeus. secretary of state hillary clinton and treasury secretary timothy geithner. >>> today democrat national pelosi will announce whether she'll continue in her role as house minority leader or step down. she's asked female democrats in the house includi
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 4:30am EST
to testify at some point in the future. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> he told friends he had no romantic involvement with jill kelly and only saw her with her husband. >>> syrian activists say antigovernment groups have reach add preliminary deal to form a new opposition leadership. opposition factions have been meeting. the u.s. and other countries have been pressuring the group to present a united front. >>> president owe wam ma honored the nation -- obama honored the nation's veterans with a traditional wreath laying ceremony. he said it's intended to remember every service member who has ever worn our nation's uniform. he urged americans to welcome back u.s. troops who are now coming home. >> over the next few years, more than a million service members will transition back to civilian life. they'll take off their uniforms and take on a new and lasting role. they will be veterans. as they come home, it falls to us, their fellow citizens, to be there for them. >> the president also noted this is the first veterans day in a decade with no american troops officially fighting
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 4:30am EST
with first and second-degree murder and a host of other charges. >>> a washington doctor fighting for his right to prescribe drugs had his first hearing yesterday. >> as gary nurenberg tells us, it started with a twist when the judge threw out the testimony from a key government witness. >> reporter: the day began with a silent vigil held by salerian and his supporters held in sib butte of three patients who committed suicide since the government stopped him from writing prescriptions in april. >> this is for the memory of the people who died unnecessarily. >> reporter: the government withheld secretly videotaped photographs. >> i'm not the guy you want to ask about the government. >> reporter: you're not surprised? >> no. >> reporter: should they have provided that video to you? >> yes. >> reporter: the case is complicated. burglars stole prescription pads from him nearly two years ago and he says forged his name on prescriptions up and down the east coast. the d.c. government is trying to permanently revoke his license to write prescriptions for class two narcotics arguing he prescribes
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